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Town of Westport, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Westport

Welcome to Westport ...

The Town of Westport is located in Dane County.

The location of Westport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Westport has a population of 4,197 people<2> (see below for details).

Westport is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Westport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Westport: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westport had a population of 3,950 people. This makes Westport the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Westport represents 0.07% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,950 people, the population of Westport increased 10.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,586 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westport had an population of 4,197 people. This is an increase of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.04% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Westport.

Communities near Westport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
DeForest   [Map]   10,340   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fitchburg   [Map]   29,485   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   255,214   S   5 miles [8 km]
McFarland   [Map]   8,449   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Middleton   [Map]   19,660   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Monona   [Map]   8,104   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Westport.

Communities Also Named Westport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Westport - they are located in Connecticut and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westport.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westport. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westport. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westport.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Westport:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westport ...

Looking for more information about Westport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Westport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Westport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dane County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westport.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Westport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1592, Longitude: -89.4260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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